Grand Champion Barrow Winner At Missouri State Fair

Date 2013/8/14 4:47:58 | Topic: News

A member of the North Harrison of Eagleville FFA Chapter, Abbe Gibson, exhibited the grand champion barrow at the Missouri State Fair.

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The crossbred barrow weighed 268 pounds. It will be among the animals offered during the youth in agriculture sale of champions August 17th. Proceeds from the annual sale benefit the winning exhibitors and the Missouri State Fair youth in agriculture scholarship program.

The scholarships are awarded to Missouri youths pursuing a degree in an agriculture-related field.

Last year, one scholarship of 25-hundred dollars and 36 scholarships of one thousand dollars were given.

Since 1992, 436 Missouri youths have received more than 361-thousand dollars through the scholarship program.



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